Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrrhocoris apterus

Pyrrhocoris apterus (Linnaeus, 1758)

firebug

on Malvaceae, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the fruits.

host plants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea rosea; Hibiscus syriacus; Malva arborea, neglecta; Tilia platyphyllos.

Alao Fraxinus excelsior; Leonurus cardiaca; Robinia pseudoacacia; Salvia officinalis; Sinapis arvensis; Thymus serpyllum; Valeriana officinalis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Aukema, Heijerman & Kalkman (2016a), Aukema, Hermes & Ketelaar (2018a), Bantock (2018a), Bury, Mazepa, Obszarny, ao (2021a), Dioli & Salvetti (2009a), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), Protic, Petrov, Petrov & Karan-Znidarsic (2008a).

Last modified 21.i.2022